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John Woo Creates Game Studio

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 2:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiger Hill Entertainment, a new interactive entertainment studio backed by famed film director, John Woo, today announced its operations and its mission to redefine the action/adventure video game genre with its innovative approach to interactive entertainment development and production. Founded to take advantage of the creative talents of John Woo and his producing partner, Terence Chang, the company announced world-renowned video game developer, SEGA as its premier partner to establish itself as a leader in the interactive entertainment industry (thanks VE3D). Read more for details ...

Logitech Announces New Feature-Rich Joysticks For PC/Mac

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 2:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech today announced the Logitech Extreme 3D Pro and Logitech Attack 3 joysticks for PC and Mac. On display at the E3 tradeshow in Los Angeles, the joysticks will be available this summer on retail shelves in the U.S. and at www.logitech.com. Pricing is not yet available. Read more for details ...

Sega E3 Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we present another massive screens gallery filled with all of Sega's upcoming titles they will display at the E3 convention in LA, which kicks off Wednesday. We got screens from :

  • NCAA College Basketball 2K4 (PS2/Xbox)
  • NBA 2K4 (PS2/Xbox)
  • NFL 2K4 (PS2/Xbox)
  • NHL 2K4 (PS2/Xbox)
  • Virtua Fighter 4 Evolution
  • Virtual-On Marz (PS2)
  • Vectorman (PS2)
  • Sonic Adventure DX (NGC)
  • Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg (NGC)
  • Phantasy Star Online III Card Revolution (NGC)
  • Otogi: Myth of Demons (XB)

Gotham Games Signs 'Starsky & Hutch' (PS2/Xbox/PC)

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotham Games announced today that it will release the thrilling driving shooter Starsky & Hutch, under license with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, for the PlayStation, Xbox, and PC in North America this fall.

'Alias' Will Feature Original TV Cast Voice-overs

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alias is a third-person action adventure containing a unique blend of action and stealth that puts you under fire and under pressure. Utilize your incredible spyware and array of disguises to complete the most dangerous covert missions across the globe. Experience all the heart-stopping action and tension of the award winning TV series.

Acclaim Sports Announces 'NBA Jam' For Xbox/PS2/NGC

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cries of “He’s on Fire” and “Boomshakalaka” will once again fill the hardwood arenas of the NBA, as Acclaim Sports today unveiled its latest installment of NBA JAM for the next-generation consoles. Developed by Acclaim Studios Austin, NBA JAM, the grand-daddy of all arcade-style basketball games, has sold more than 6 million units worldwide. This fall, NBA JAM returns with its trademark over-the-top, arcade-style 3-on-3 gameplay, “On Fire”, “Big Head” mode and hot spots, as well as all-new rim-rocking moves specifically designed for the next-generation gaming systems.

'The Y-Project' Canned, Long Live 'Das Reich 2005' - Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The developer JOYLABS, consisting of the development team of the former game developer WESTKA Interactive (Cologne, Germany) and conducted by industry veteran Thomas Schaefer, has decided to stop the further development on the “The Y-Project” in favour of the complete new PC game title “DAS REICH 2005” (draft title). Read more for some info and a first weapons screen...

'Commandos3: Destination Berlin' - Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Commandos 3 takes the stunningly detailed graphics and compelling gameplay of the series to a whole new level. The game features a new interior engine that enables you to rotate the detailed environments and zoom in and out. Prepare your Commandos as enemy bombing raids lay waste to environments, requiring you to change your tactics and approach. Eidos has just released their E3 trailer showing off about 30 seconds of movie goodness. Read more for download links ...

'Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This At Home' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive today announced it has entered a strategic partnership with Island Records, American Records and Roadrunner Records in the creation of the official in-game soundtrack for Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This At Home. Read more to check out the list of features bands as well as new screens for the xbox/ps2 versions...

'The Great Escape' (PC/PS2/XB) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the most ingenious and suspenseful films of all time, MGM's The Great Escape is a World War II escape-adventure classic that hits the Xbox, PS2 and PC this summer. Providing an exciting opportunity to take part in the largest breakout in history from the "escape proof" Stalag Luft III German POW camp, gamers are invited to participate in the most memorable and famous motorbike scene in ever to emerge in Hollywood. Following the massive hit Conflict: Desert Storm, The Great Escape, published by SCi Games, offers a unique variety of gameplay that builds you from slow, tension filled stealth scenes to adrenalin-filled action and chase sequences. Fans of the film and all gamers will certainly appreciate this stylish masterpiece. Check out the screens and a nice little tailer mixing movie as well as ingame action!